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Wicked Words

How well can you define this wild and wicked words? 10 Questions.

 
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1

What is a 'topia'?

  • An ancient Greek wig
  • An ancient Roman mural
  • An ancient Persian toy

2

What was a 'Clicko'?

  • 1920s US slang for successful
  • A 1930s German furniture polish
  • A famous performing dog

3

What does 'Tiw' mean?

  • WW2 Navy word for Taking On Water
  • Old Celtic word to describe a sneeze
  • An Anglo-Saxon God

4

Which describes a 'Netty'?

  • Old clothes worn thread-bare
  • North-east England word for a toilet
  • Scottish word for a monster that lives in a loch

5

What is an 'auriscope'?

  • Something you use to see someone's aura
  • A magnifying lens with a light
  • An early hearing aid

6

Where did the word 'giraffe' originate?

  • Holland
  • Italy
  • Turkey

7

What is a 'marble orchard'?

  • An orchard made of marble trees
  • An ancient Greek garden
  • A graveyard

8

When did the word 'mugging' come into use?

  • 1863
  • 1913
  • 1963

9

What does the word 'Adamitism' mean?

  • Believing all children are good and kind
  • The study of Adam and Eve
  • Running around with no clothes on because it's against your religion

10

What is 'logorrhoea'?

  • Talking too much and not being able to stop
  • An STD
  • A liver disease

 

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